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Stockley's Drug Interactions

A source book of interactions, their mechanisms, clinical importance and management

Eleventh edition

Stockley’s Drug Interactions, edited by Claire L Preston, remains the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative international reference book on drug interactions. Based upon thousands of published papers and reports this eleventh edition:

  • Covers interactions between therapeutic drugs, proprietary medicines, herbal medicines, foods, drinks, and drugs of abuse
  • Contains in-depth yet concise monographs in an easy-to-read format
  • Provides comprehensive details of the clinical evidence for the interactions under discussion, an assessment of their clinical importance, and clear guidance on managing the interaction in practice
  • Has a brief summary of the interaction in each monograph – perfect for the busy healthcare professional
  • Is fully referenced throughout
  • Contains almost 4500 monographs
  • Is global in coverage – inclusion of drugs used worldwide

New in the 11th edition:
  • Over 350 new monographs added
  • Many existing monographs have been reviewed, revalidated, and updated
  • A comprehensive update and restructure of the chapter on Antidiabetic drugs, in-line with published literature
  • Addition of new advice regarding the concurrent use of aliskiren, ACE inhibitors, and angiotensin-II receptor antagonists
  • An updated list of drugs that have a risk of prolonging the QT interval
  • The addition of new drugs, including apixaban, apremilast, dolutegravir, lomitapide, mirabegron, the NS5A inhibitors (daclatasvir, ledipasvir, ombitasvir), the NS5B inhibitors (dasabuvir, sofosbuvir), the sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors (canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, empagliflozin), and telavancin
Adobe PDF Sample chapter (137 KB)
June 2016

"This incredibly detailed text is a must have for toxicologists who spend much time reviewing the known and potential effect of drugs when detected together...

...Like other Pharmaceutical Press publications (eg Clarke’s Analysis of Drugs and Poisons) this quality publication provides an evidence based assessment of drugs and their interactions. The monographs are methodically set out providing the relevant clinical evidence of the drugs interaction, the mechanism, the significance of the findings as well as the management of clinical symptoms. All of the monographs are referenced with up to date reviews on available literature...

...contains in-depth yet concise monographs in an easy-to-read format and provides comprehensive details of the clinical evidence for the interactions under discussion, an assessment of their clinical importance, and clear guidance on managing the interaction in practice. The coverage of drugs is impressive, including drugs that are used around the world not just from a national jurisdiction...

...I can recommend this text for all toxicologists as it provides an authoritative and evidence based approach to documented drug interactions - an approach we should always maintain when interpreting our casework."

Dimitri Gerostamoulos, TIAFT bulletin, 46(2) June 2016

May 2016

"In 2008 and 2014 we reviewed the pocket edition of this major Reference Book, and were impressed...

...The 'big' Stockley’s remains 'the' famous reference work that provides concise and rather complete information on clinically relevant drug–drug interactions (DDIs). It provides health care professionals with practical information on medicines interactions and their management...

...Stockley’s is still indispensable for the clinical pharmacist. It is a very reliable publication which is kept up to date."

J.W.F. van Mil, International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

From the reviews of previous editions:

"...well written and heavily referenced. Students would find the introduction very helpful to understanding the concepts of drug interactions...great reference for drug information departments and pharmacists..."
Annals of Pharmacotherapy

"...comprehensive in its scope...presents a thorough overview of the varied possible drug interactions that exist...a well-organized reference text."
Journal of the Medical Library Association

"...This is an extremely useful book. The information is thorough, concise, clinically relevant, and referenced to the primary literature."
Doody Enterprises, Inc.
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ISBN 978 0 85711 270 5

Published Mar 2016

276 x 219mm (1840pp)

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